Serving the congregation in practical ways...
Greg Schumacher - Chairman, Groundskeeping, Building Maintenance
Greg currently serves as the Chairman of the Deacon Board. His Deacon responsibilities include general maintenance projects and upkeep of the grounds. Greg also has a heart for children and serves in various children's ministries including Children's Church, Awana and KidREACH. Greg is an accountant at The Boeing Company. He and his wife Mary have four adult children and one grandchild. In his free time, he enjoys travel, music, sports and competing in fantasy sports leagues.
Jon Reimer - Visitation
Jon helps coordinate the Visitation and Practical Helps ministries at DMGC. He has the privilege of baptizing believers who have made a public confession of their faith and who desire to live for Jesus. He also helps kids in the wood shop during Awana. Jon has a strong desire to encourage his brothers in Christ and meets with other men to share life and pray together. He and his wife Trina have attended DMGC for many years. Trina keeps busy with homeschooling their children. The Reimers love to worship the Lord through music and are involved in music ministry at DMGC. Jon has been in the counseling and social work fields for over 30 years. In his spare time he enjoys reading and trout fishing.
Julie Earley - Women's Ministries Liaison, Acquisitions, Janitorial
Julie and her husband Bruce have been attending DMGC for over 25 years and not only have grown up in their faith here, but have also made some of their dearest friends. She is on the Deacon Board and thinks shopping for everything from new carpet to new trash cans is fun! She also enjoys keeping the building clean as it is active and satisfying when the job is done! Julie serves on the Women's Council and is a part-time DMGC secretary. She and Bruce have two adult children, a wonderful son and daughter-in-law and a doggie that bring them great joy. She enjoys the beautiful Northwest and feels especially blessed to live in this part of the country.
Keith Culver - Acquisitions, Building Maintenance, Insurance
Keith and his wife Marianne of 32 years raised their three daughters and one son at DMGC. They are Northwest natives and have been attending DMGC for nearly 30 years. Keith is the Director of Vendor and Contract Services at World Vision and serves on the Deacon Board in the areas of acquisitions, insurance and building maintenance/ repairs. He loves woodworking (you should see his raised garden beds and beautiful furniture), and he enjoys home renovation projects, especially working alongside his sons-in-law in their homes. Keith is an avid football watcher, and he and Marianne can also be found on the ballroom dance floor. They have a beautiful little granddaughter that they adore.
Mary Schumacher - Treasurer
Mary is a client accountant for the public accounting firm Bader Martin, P.S. She also serves as Treasurer on the Prevention Time Board of Directors and is involved with Women's Ministries leadership, serving as the Nursery Coordinator. Mary has been attending DMGC since the fourth grade! She and her husband Greg have four adult children and two grandsons, with another expected later this year. Her free time is filled with family and friends and traveling with Greg.
Rod Hanson - Secretary, Associate Treasurer
Rod has attended DMGC since the 1950's when his family moved to the area from Lombard, IL. He has served on the Deacon Board primarily as Secretary since the late 1970's and periodically as a member of the Lakeside Bible Camp Board during that time. Rod grew up in the Federal Way area and attended Culver City Bible School in Southern California in 1973-1974 where he met his wife Kathy. They were were married in the San Francisco Bay area in 1975, but have lived in the Des Moines area since 1979 where they have attended DMGC, served in a variety of capacities and raised two children. Rod retired from the Boeing Company as a engineering Manager in 2014 after 34 years of service. He enjoys music, digital photo/video creativity and humor. He and Kathy try to visit their alternate church family, Kaanapali Beach Ministries in Maui, as often as possible!
Kevin Hunziker - Security & Safety
Kevin and his wife Brenda were married at DMGC and have been attending here for nearly 34 years. They have served at DMGC in various ways over the years inclucing teaching Adult Christian Education classes and on the Music Team. Kevin and Brenda are avid hikers and enjoy all the outdoor activities that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. They have two adult children and enjoy spending time with them and their grandchildren. Kevin works for the Boeing Company as an Information Technology Business Partner. He enjoys martial arts, playing guitar and all Godzilla movies.